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Lost footsteps

Bel Mooney

Lost footsteps

by Bel Mooney

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Viking in London, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Romania
    • Subjects:
    • Mothers and sons -- Fiction.,
    • Refugees -- Fiction.,
    • Romania -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBel Mooney.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6063.O583 L67 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination484 p. ;
      Number of Pages484
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1520773M
      ISBN 100670839310
      LC Control Number93207842

      The River of Lost Footsteps is a work both personal and global, a distinctive contribution that makes Burma accessible and enthralling. Thant Myint-U is the author of Where China Meets India and has written articles for the New York Times, the Washington Post and the New Statesman. The River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma by Thant Myint-U Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description For nearly two decades Western governments and a growing activist community have been frustrated in their attempts to bring about a freer and more democratic Burma--through sanctions and tourist boycotts--only to see an apparent slide toward even harsher :

      Fortunately, Thant Myint-U has provided a basis for understanding the situation in Burma through his wonderful book, The River of Lost Footsteps. Thant shows that Burma's current state is mostly the result of its very long history of negative interactions with other countries/5.   The River of Lost Footsteps is a work both personal and global, a distinctive contribution that makes Burma accessible and enthralling. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Analysis of Burma has been "singularly ahistorical," Thant Myint-U (The Making of /5(8).

      The River of Lost Footsteps is a good and fairly far-reaching overview of a country many English-speaking readers likely know relatively little about. There is, perhaps, not enough about the current regime (and what makes it tick), but Thant certainly offers up enough of interest and concern to make for a worthwhile read. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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An amazing book about an amazing man. The author, having escaped from Communist Rumania, decides to return to help the resistance.

It is a seven year odyssey, and we know (because we are reading the book) that he makes it out again; but that doesn't make it any less suspenseful/5. The Lost Footsteps Paperback – January 1, by Silviu Craciunas (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Silviu Lost footsteps book.

Lost Footsteps: Poems (Classic Reprint) [Sweetman, Walter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lost Footsteps: Poems (Classic Reprint). The River of Lost Footsteps is a history of Burma interspersed with the personal and familial history of the author.

The author’s maternal grandfather was the secretary-general of the UN for many years. This is a pretty small part of the book, however.4/5. The River of Lost Footsteps is a work at once personal and global, a "brisk, vivid history" (Philip Delves Broughton, The Wall Street Journal) that makes Burma accessible and enthralling.

Read more Read less click to open popover Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle by:   Editorial Reviews [B]rilliant The River of Lost Footsteps is a balanced, thorough, and serious history, but it is also a polemic, firm in its view that the current international campaign—pursuing 'this policy of isolating one of the most isolated countries in the world'—is moving in the wrong direction.” —New Yorker “Mr.

Thant eloquently and mournfully recites the dismal /5(2). The Hall of Lost Footsteps is a collection of short stories by Sara Douglass that also includes a short co-written with Angela Slatter (who I reviewed here), containing fifteen pieces of short fiction, six of those being based within The Axis Trilogy/5.

Street of Lost Footsteps book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lyonel Trouillot’s harrowing novel depicts a night of blazi /5.

The River of Lost Footsteps is a work both personal and global, a distinctive contribution that makes Burma accessible and enthralling. Thant Myint-U is the author of Where China Meets India and /5(8). The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma. By Thant Myint-U Buy online: Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble | First published inThe River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma by Thant Myint-U remains an important read a decade or so on for anyone keen on understanding the nuances and richness of Burmese history.

In The River of Lost Footsteps, Thant Myint-U tells the story of modern Burma, in part through a telling of his own family's history, in an interwoven narrative that is by turns lyrical, dramatic, and appalling.

His maternal grandfather, U Thant, rose from being the schoolmaster of a small town in the Irrawaddy Delta to become the UN secretary-general in the s/5(). "The River of Lost Footsteps" is a fascinating book to be introduced to the history of Myanmar/ Burma.

Written in a style quite different from the usual scholarly one of academics, this would be less intimidating for an average reader/5(). The River of Lost Footsteps is a balanced, thorough, and serious history, but it is also a polemic, firm in its view that the current international campaign--pursuing 'this policy of isolating one of the most isolated countries in the world'--is moving in the wrong direction.”Cited by: Thant Myint-U (Burmese: သန့်မြင့်ဦး [θa̰ɰ̃ mjɪ̰ɰ̃ ʔú]; born 31 January ) is a Burmese historian, writer, past fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, former adviser to the President of Myanmar, and the founder and chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust.

He is the author of five books, including The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma and Where Awards: Fukuoka Grand Prize, Padma Shri.

However, for those who are just getting introduced to the country through headlines of Western publications, River of Lost Footsteps is a wonderful place to start to give a better context to the events in Burma today, and necessary for anyone hoping to become a“Burma watcher.” This review was written by William Feinberg.

New book disputes ‘River of Lost Footsteps’ A new myanmar-language book published on September 8 purports to rectify factual errors in Dr Thant Myint-U’s book The River of Lost Footsteps.

The River of Lost Footsteps is the memoir, history and biography book which tells the reader about the history of Burma.

Thant Myint-U is the author of this remarkable book. This book contains the history of Burma which is written in a quite thrilling way.

In The River of Lost Footsteps, Thant Myint-U tells the story of modern Burma, in part through a telling of his own family's history, in an interwoven narrative that is by turns lyrical, dramatic, and appalling.

His maternal grandfather, U Thant, rose from being the schoolmaster of a small town in the Irrawaddy Delta to become the UN secretary-general in the s. : Lost Footsteps. A novel. () by Verey, Joseph and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Paperback.

THE LOST FOOTSTEPS, THE SHOCKING STORY OF ONE MAN'S FIVE YEAR ORDEAL of Brainwashing and Physical Torture in Roumania Silviu Craciunas Published by Berkely Medallion (). Silviu Craciunas (in Romanian: Crăciunaș; –) was a Romanian writer, best known for his book The Lost Footsteps. That is his account of imprisonment, torture and persecution at.

Retraces the complex and turbulent story of Burma, from the time of Portuguese pirates to the sixty-year-old civil war that continues today, in an insightful narrative that portrays Burma's rise."The River of Lost Footsteps" is a fascinating book to be introduced to the history of Myanmar/ Burma.

Written in a style quite different from the usual scholarly one of academics, this would be less intimidating for an average reader/5(99).